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The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world / Charles C. Mann.

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G 2018/0880

Record identifier

74VKVNvq4dDA

The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world / Charles C. Mann.

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKVNvq4dDA

The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world / Charles C. Mann.

Full title

The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world / Charles C. Mann.

Publisher

New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

Call Numbers

G 2018/0880

Record Identifier

74VKVNvq4dDA

Language

English

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Physical Description

Contents

x, 616 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

One law -- State of the species -- Two men -- The prophet -- The wizard -- Four elements -- Earth: food -- Water: freshwater -- Fire: energy -- Air: climate change -- Two men -- The prophet -- The wizard -- One future -- The edge of the petri dish.

Content type

text

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

volume

Publication information

Publisher

New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

Edition

First edition.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

Presents two influential scientists, William Vogt (1902-1968), and Norman Borlaug (1914-2009), whose diametrically opposed views shaped modern understandings about the environment and related public policies.

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Full title

The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world / Charles C. Mann.

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-584) and index.

Date Published

2018.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Date Copyright

©2018

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

G 2018/0880

Record Identifier

74VKVNvq4dDA

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKVNvq4dDA

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ISBN

0307961699 hardcover

9780307961693 hardcover

DDC

363.70092273

MMS ID

991024158715802626

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